Online safety

We work with schools and educational settings to help children, staff and parents to understand online risks and how to manage them.

Staying safe online for parents anc children (PDF, 1.4 MB).

The Kent Online Safety Group provides guidance and assistance for those within educational settings.


We recommend the nationally-acclaimed ThinkUKnow website which has information for children, teenagers, parents and teachers. You can report illegal or inappropriate online behaviour through the 'Report abuse' button.

Mobile phone safety

Children can access the internet using smartphones and tablets, and it's still possible to set up parental controls on these devices. Read a comprehensive guide to mobile web safety (PDF, 1.5 MB) written with Professor Tanya Byron, which includes setting up the security controls for each mobile phone network.

Other useful websites

There's a lot of advice available about internet safety: